This title is a must for anyone interested in scouting collectibles, the history of scouting, and is a quick reference guide to all uniform items.
An interesting history of the uniforms issued by the Boy Scouts of America. In this book, scouting historian Mitch Reis gives general information about the uniform and the early manufacturers. He then goes into a decade by decade review of the Boy Scout, Sea Scout, Explorer Scout, Air Scout and Cub Scout uniforms, for both youth and adult leaders.
- General Information
- Sigmund Eisner Company
- Sweet-Orr & Company Inc.
- Teens Uniforms
- 1920’s Uniforms
- 1930’s Uniforms
- 1940’s Uniforms
- 1950’s – 1960’s Uniforms
- 1970’s Uniforms
- 1980’s – Present Uniforms
The book contains hundreds of photographs and drawings. It is printed in a 5½” by 8½” format and has over 170 pages. This title is a must for anyone interested in Scouting and provides a quick reference to this unique aspect of Scouting history. For a more detailed look at the history of Scout Uniforms, please check out Mitch Reis’ exhaustive collecting manual
Mitch Reis has been in Scouting for more than 40 years. As a youth, he earned the Eagle Scout Award and the Vigil Honor, Order of the Arrow. He became interested in collecting scouting patches and memorabilia at the 1981 National Jamboree and has been going strong ever since.
Mitch’s main interest is in NATIONAL ISSUED BOY SCOUT PATCHES, BADGES, MEDALS, PINS, UNIFORMS AND INSIGNIA.
In addition to collecting, Mitch is an avid researcher, who studies and writes about Scouting history.
Mitch is the author of the following books:
- The Boy Scouts of America During WWI & WWII
- A Guide to Dating and Identifying BSA Badges, Uniforms and Insignia – New 4th Edition
- The History of the Lone Scouts Through Memorabilia
- The History of the Connecticut Rivers Council – BSA
- The History of the Boy Scouts of America Uniforms